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  • AAHomecare to Providers: Use Sound Judgement

    Industry association reminds providers that CMS’s relaxed coverage requirements are to help fight COVID-19 and to not only judiciously apply the new guidelines but help police any abuse. 04/07/2020

  • President Moves to Ramp Up Ventilator Production

    President Trump uses Defense Production Act to order Health and Human Services and Department of Homeland Security to facilitate increased ventilator production by six manufacturers. 04/02/2020

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    CAIRE Increases Production of Oxygen Equipment To Meet Demands of Coronavirus Pandemic

    The oxygen manufacturer with facilities in China, Europe and the U.S. has also implemented several measures to protect employees, including sanitizing production lines, quarantining supplies and social distancing in common areas. 04/02/2020

  • Stimulus Package Signed Into Law

    The House passed the stimulus package, which includes various HME provisions including the extension of the 50/50 blended rate for HME in rural and non-contiguous, non-bid areas, and Pres. Trump signed the legislation into law. 03/28/2020

  • Senate Upvotes Stimulus Package — With HME Provisions

    Bill includes an extension of the 50/50 blended rate for HME in rural and non-contiguous, non-bid areas, and temporarily eliminates the 2 percent Medicare sequester reduction, and eliminates some telehealth requirements. 03/26/2020

Latest Features

  • COVID-19 Protocols, Practices Quickly Emerging in HME Industry

    Across the country, providers of varying care categories and business models are developing best practices and common protocols for sales, patient visits, deliveries, telehealth, referrals relations and operations, according to survey interviews. 03/31/2020

  • Respiratory HMEs and COVID-19

    President of national HME provider AdaptHealth joins the HME Business Podcast to discuss what kinds of changes his business is making to continue caring for oxygen patients during COVID-19, as well as the need for providers to convince Congress and CMS to protect patient access to oxygen equipment during COVID-19. 03/26/2020

  • Taking Leadership During COVID-19

    Cape Medical Supply's Gary Sheehan discusses how his HME provider business has prepared for COVID-19 in terms of staff protection, patient care, teleworking, management and operations. 03/23/2020

  • Editor's Note

    Coping With COVID-19

    As the country stays at home and engages in social distancing, the HME industry starts shaping its response to a pandemic that threatens many vulnerable patient groups. 03/19/2020

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    HME Hits a Hot Streak

    Attendees of Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas will take in a motherlode of compelling products and services at the industry event. 03/01/2020

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